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. >> thanks for having us on. >> cenk: absolutely. steve, you're in the army reserve for 18 years. served in operation desert shield i believe. has treatment in the military gotten better, and what is lacking today? >> treatment in the military--in the military, a professional organization. when they repealed don't ask/don't tell it was flawless. everything was very good with the way i was treated. today i'm treated just like any other soldier. it's been very very good. >> cenk: that's great to hear. what do you think that they need to work on? what is the next step that needs to be taken? >> well, you know, thinking about it, the late 50s they stopped segregation in the army for african-americans. the late 60s interracial marriage was allowed. it was unconstitutional to make it illegal. here we are half a century forward, and josh and i's marriage is not recognized. i think just following the natural progression of civil rights is what we're asking for. we want to serve in the military and we want our marriage to be legal and recognized. that's all we're basically asking. >> cenk: you go
gridlock steve cohen of memphis introduced a bill this week which would require states to use independent redistricting commissions in drawing those maps. here we in to talk about his bill and what he expects during president obama's second term, is congressman steve cohen. welcome to "the war room"." >> thank you good to be with you. >> michael: do you think they would or could pass this bill. >> whether they would is doubtful but it's an important bill because we have gridlock and the reason for that is too many districts are concerned about the primary and the far right and far left and they don't have to work with the whole community or the center, because of the partisan redistricting which we have in most states are drawn up just to suit their people or make them overwhelmingly ohio. ohio went for the president. ohio went to sherrod brown but yet 12 of the 16 districts drawn up by the ohio legislature were republican. that's not right. it does not reflect the will of the people. it reflects the lines they've drawn. it makes it that those the republicans don't have to work with the c
been our single effective recruiting tool. >> i think there is some truth to that. >> reporter: steve and his wife nicole tell us something stunning about steve's 11-year-old daughter who is here for all of the night proceeding. >> your 11-year-old daughter has a robe? >> cenk: ed >> cenk: todd, they don't see this as something negative. i'm teaching her the right thing. i put a robe on her and she knows how to conduct herself. there. >> there were two kids that day the other probably a little younger, probably from the same family. they didn't know what was going on. halloween or something. they didn't know what they were doing there. >> what is poignant is the kid looking in the mirror. as adults we say take a look in the mirror and look at what you've become. i imagine this 22-year-old in my hopeful way looks back and sees himself as a child. >> cenk: hermella says she's sure he's a racist and you're hopeful. >> when you have a certain population in the country who are racist racists in the country, you have another part of the population who deny that there is a problem. this guy
" with steve croft. >> in politics and in democracy sometimes you win elections. sometimes you lose elections. and i worked very hard but i lost. and then president obama asked me to be secretary of state. i said yes. and why did he ask me and why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> john: very well put! the president had this to say cut one, about his time working. >> obama: i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration and a lot of the success we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> i'm sorry. i have to disagree with patricia. that sounded like hillary's kickoff for 2016. >> john: i put this out to the brilliant folks in steph land. why do they do this? the president called "60 minutes" and wanted to do this joint interview. something they've never done before. why was it done? was it just a love letter thanking hillary clinton for her service? that's great. we have never seen this done for any cabinet member by a president. any theories? >> hmm. it was a kickoff. >> john: certainl
with secretary of state hillary clinton for an interview with steve kroft of cbs news that will air sunday night on 60 minutes. it's very unusual. it's for the president and the secretary of state to give an interview together. the first time the president has set done for an interview with anybody, not even with the vice president. sitting down for a joint interview with secretary clinton. i am sure they will cover a lot of the national security issues. he will be asked about benghazi, about the situation in northern africa and hillaryses tenure. >> it's clear he likes doing interviews with steve kroft. >> yes. >> he has done more with him than anybody else. i am not sure what the number is. >> bill: yeah. on a national level certainly. so that should be interesting to watch. you know i was disappointed today in -- the figure buster we thought we were going to see reform of the filibuster this year. we know how important it is. we know how broken the senate is what he wants to get done through the senate whether it's gun control or climate change tom harki
and years now about the tea party versus establishment wing of the party. steve king, it sounds like he wants to run on the republican side, very conservative a lot of governor of the state, republican governor says steve king is too conservative to win a swing state seat like a with a. it will be fascinating to see how the republicans deal with that conservative wing >> bill: what about tom vilsack, secretary of it agriculture, popular in the state? is there any talk talk of his running? >> there has been some talk. i think et cetera more interested in heading up the agriculture department. there has been more talk about his wife christie vilsack, but democrats, the vilsacks are the first-tier candidates. democrats, one of the things they bring to the table is a deep bench of candidates. so brailey is the big name but there are other candidates who could fill in the void. >> bill: now, in georgia, it's saxby chambliss hanging it up, up up? >> yes, and the fascinating thing >> bill: end of his second term? >> he ran against max cle lapped in that 200
if you know the answer to this, by if you're a hostage in this situation, steve made it out. his wife is on tape. let me show that you first and then we'll talk about it. >> he was there in hiding for about two and a half days, was within two or three feet of some of the terrorists at times some of his friends didn't make it. there were a couple of times when he said he truly did think he was going to die. >> cenk: thank god he didn't. so is there any tips for anybody who finds themselves in a situation like this? >> well, i mean, it sounds like he, you know did the right thing, and trusted his gut instincts in staying in hiding. i mean, obviously, we can see you don't want to wait for the algerians to save you. interestingly, when i was going through c.i.a. training and we did have some training if we were taken hostage or interrogated and what really surprised me, i had always thought that, you know, they would train us to be as stoic as possible. in fact, they kind of encouraged us to wine and be as problematic as possible to your hostage takers to show that you are the kind of per
propaganda network who touted the fake war. today is the birthday of the late great sam cook and steve perry who sang "don't stop believin'" before journey stopped him. this is "viewpoint." >> john: good evening. i'm john fuglesang. thank you for joining us this evening for "viewpoint." on today's 40th anniversary of the historic roe vs. wade decision legalizing abortion rights the pro-choice community has a lot to be thankful for and quite a bit to fear on another. let's start with the thankful stuff first. sure the mandatory anti-rowe protest took place in cities like huntsville, alabama. even in huntsville, pro-choice protestors were out and waving their signs today. go alabama. now perhaps they were marking what seems to be an historic shift in how the nation, as a whole, sees this issue. because according to the latest nbc news "wall street journal" poll, for the first time, a majority of american adults support some form of legal right to abortion. 31% say it should always be legal. 23% say mostly legal. and for a -- that's for a 54% majority. on the negative side, 35% think abortion s
. >> only on current tv. >> stephanie: you know, jim, we all feel dumbed down. you need to listen to steve kill killmead. wow the "new york post" with a really sexist cover. >> how about that >> stephanie: has that ever happened before? they always find the exact worst picture and angle of hillary clinton. and it just says no wonder bill is afraid. wow! she is the secretary of state for the united states. >> i have a really high bar for humor, it takes a lot to offend me. that was offensive. >> stephanie: yeah. >> she wears the pants in that family. [ mocking laughter ] >> stephanie: john mccain said hilary got away with ducking questions because of the warm media. >> stephanie: oh absolutely. hardly reported anything. allen west. why? really? please go away now. i'm guessing he has a thought or two about chicks in the military. >> he does. >> that's where our focus should be right now to decline the middle east frustration. and i will to tell you -- if this be the case then why do we have separate hockey leagues? you know women should be out there playing ice hockey with
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